Man with destroyed RV: "I would live in RV again" - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Man with destroyed RV: "I would live in RV again"

Harold Robins stands in front of what's left of everything he owns. Harold Robins stands in front of what's left of everything he owns.
GAUTIER, MS (WLOX) -

Harold Robins and his girlfriend lost their home Monday night. And to make matters worse they didn't have insurance. Still the traveling pipe fitter says he would live in an RV again because of how convenient they are.  

RV technician Tommy Jones believes most of the damaged RVs at Santa Maria RV Park are a loss.  

"I have no doubt that these units aren't repairable. It's just the way they are constructed. And then the damage that I saw you couldn't do anything with that," said Reliable RV Center technician Tommy Jones.  

Jimmy Bankston with Reliable RV Center says RVs and campers are meant to withstand the elements and if the weather conditions get bad enough the homes on wheels can be moved.   

"There are risks with everything, in a boat. You can hit a rough wave and flip over very easily. A car blow out can flip over. Anything can be damaged by the right circumstances," said Bankston.  

As Robins tries to pick up what remains of his home he says damage like this is never something you want, but something you should be prepared for.  

"It's like a boat you always got to fix something, but it's the nature of the beast.  It's the same with a home," said Robins.

Copyright 2014 WLOX. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

    Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in "Happy Days," dies at 56

    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-04-23 17:31:50 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-04-23 17:31:50 GMT
    Erin Moran, the former child star who starred as Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died.
    Erin Moran, the former child star who starred as Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," has died.
  • Billboard honors Osceola football legend

    Billboard honors Osceola football legend

    Sunday, April 23 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-04-23 16:55:13 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-04-23 17:04:40 GMT
    Maurice Carthon Billboard Unveiling (Source: Maurice Carthon Billboard Committee)Maurice Carthon Billboard Unveiling (Source: Maurice Carthon Billboard Committee)

    A man who had success on the football fields in Osceola, A-State and the National Football League was honored Saturday. 

    A man who had success on the football fields in Osceola, A-State and the National Football League was honored Saturday. 

  • Man calls 911 to report himself for shooting wife

    Man calls 911 to report himself for shooting wife

    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:59:36 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 11:59 AM EDT2017-04-23 15:59:36 GMT

    Police say when they arrived, Robert Moon told them he shot his wife during an altercation. They found the woman in a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the chest.

    Police say when they arrived, Robert Moon told them he shot his wife during an altercation. They found the woman in a vehicle with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Powered by Frankly